3 Reasons Not to Buy Star Wars Battlefront & 4 Reasons To

Star Wars Battlefront for PS4, Xbox One and PC is a pretty tempting game for various reasons. But is it worth buying right now? After playing the game for more than a month, we take a look at some reasons why you might want to buy Star Wars Battlefront and some reasons to skip it, at least for right now.

The latest installment in the Star Wars Battlefront series comes from EA and DICE. DICE is the developer behind the popular Battlefield series. Battlefield, like Battlefront, puts gamers into massive online battles with tons and tons of action.

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Battlefront is one of the 2015’s best-selling games and it’s not hard to figure out why. It’s Star Wars, it puts gamers into the shoes of famous characters in famous locations and it’s Star Wars.

I’ve already invested a ton of time into the game and my character and today I want to share some update thoughts with those of you who are on the fence about buying it for yourself or a loved one this year.

Star Wars Battlefront reviews have been all over the place. Some people love, others hate it. After spending nearly four months with the game, I still fall somewhere in between and I’ll tell you why here. jakku2

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Use these reasons to help yourself get over to one side of the fence or the other. There are plenty of reasons to shell out cash right now but there are also some reasons to wait on a purchase.

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Before you go nuts, note that I’m not saying “don’t buy Star Wars Battlefront.” What I am saying is that some of you might be better off waiting a few days, weeks or even a few months before picking up the game.

Let’s take a look.

It's Star Wars

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It's Star Wars

If you're looking to get your Star Wars video game fix (or looking to supply others), this is going to do the trick. 

One thing that I should make clear. This is not a movie-tie in. DICE's first Battlefront DLC, Battle of Jakku, is a planet that's featured in the The Force Awakens but the events in the movie take place after the events in the game.

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And while there is speculation that the fourth and final expansion could have something to do with Rogue One, that's not confirmed. 

The game and its upcoming DLC (Downloadable Content) is based on the original trilogy and it features classic characters, well-known locations, and the sounds you'd expect from a Star Wars game. Yes, John Williams' music is in the game and its incredible.

It's not a perfect game but it's been thrilling to step into the shoes of a Stormtrooper on Hoth with blaster pistol lasers whizzing above my head. That's just one highlight.

Playing as Luke Skywalker and meeting Darth Vader in the middle of a chaotic battle is another. Or how about the time I blasted Rebel scum to pieces with an AT-AT? Or the other time I zapped my two brothers to death with Emperor Palpatine in a Heroes vs. Villians match? Or that time I mowed down foe after foe with Boba Fett? You get it.

If you love Star Wars, classic Star Wars, this is a game that you absolutely must consider. I've had so many incredible memories come back to me and this game has helped make more that will probably last you, or someone else, a lifetime. 

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